How to Easily Master Format SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS problems. This phone have single simcard slot with G3421, G3423 model type and dual simcard slots with G3412, G3416, G3426 model of SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS DUAL. All specifications are not different. It is use 5.5 inches LCD screen size with Full HD resolutions at 1080p. Sony will try to cut selling price of this phone, therefore they use Mediatek processor MT6757 Helio P20. Find more information about how to fix problems of SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS at community.

Advantage of SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS (G3421, G3423, G3412, G3416, G3426) Specifications:

LCD Screen 5.5 inches
IPS touch screen LCD screen
Internal memory 32 GB
RAM 4 GB or 3 GB
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Main Camera 23 MP (f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3″), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0 for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T880MP2
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.0
Battery Li-Ion 3430 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS (G3421, G3423, G3412, G3416, G3426)hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS have 32 internal memory ROM. We can choose 3 GB or 4 GB depend on market location. By default all installed applications will use internal memory to install applications which downloaded from Google Play Store such as Whatsapp, Snapchat, Line Messenger, Facebook, Telegram, Viber, WeChat, Skype, Instagram, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Please be careful when we want to download new or not famous applications, because some of them may content viruses or malware that can make some trouble at our phone like hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive or can not run with our finger touch. This kind of apps may not Verified by Play Protect at Google Play Store. What we have to do when we get this trouble? First we have to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone by doing soft reset. After our SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS can run again, then please try to download one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. It will scan all installed applications and give recommendation if there are some high-risk setting. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or erase all important data, therefore we have to backup all data first before doing master format. Doing hard reset will remove all Google account from SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SONY XPERIA XZ1 PLUS(G3421, G3423, G3412, G3416, G3426)?

When some trouble happen at our Line Messenger, we can try to force shutdown or force soft reset to remove temporary files and caches which usually causes some trouble or our phone start to act not normal or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS shutdown or turn off by itself. If it is not work, then try to press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN together until shutdown. After it totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

How to backup data or Contact at SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS (G3421, G3423, G3412, G3416, G3426)?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS has already signed in with Google account, by default our contact will be synchronize in the background to Google server. Please make sure we check all contact at Google contact server using Internet browse to make sure backup is done.

#Option 1, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUSwith Software Menu:

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS smartphone
  3. Don’t forget to backup all important data
  4. Go to menu:Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset> Reset Phone
  5. ChooseErase everythingto continue and confirm you ready to do the format SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS
  6. The SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS(G3221 / G3223 / G3212 / G3226)with Flashtool applications:

  1. Flashtool in the applications from Sony can be download from Sony website.
  2. Flashtool software need to installed in our computer and ready with USB data cable
  3. Make sure SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS to flashmode with using:Volume Down Buttonandconnect to USB cable at No.1 above
  6. Follow the menu at our computer display, it is easy to understand the steps.

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#Option 3, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS with Hardware Key Button:

  1. Make sure the battery fully charge
  2. Do not forget to backup all important data
  3. Turn off the SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS
  4. Press and Hold together:Power Button + Volume UpButton for several seconds
  5. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS

#Option 4, Hard ResetSONY XPERIA XA1 PLUSwith PC Companion Software from Computer (software repair)

  1. Please Make Sure the Battery not Empty
  2. PC Companionis default applications for Sony Smartphone which can be download from Sony Website
  3. After install at our computer, openPC CompanionApplications
  4. Before connect to phone, please choosePhone Updateand follow several step atPC Companion
  5. At some menu,PC Companionwill tell us how to connect the phone withPC Companionusing USB cable and press theVolume Downbutton
  6. Finish thePC Companionstep and until it doing Factory Reset to SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS to factory default Android operating system.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone can take very good pictures, because the main rear camera use 23 megapixel and front camera use 8 megapixel. We will have many important pictures and also important data inside SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS internal memory. We do not want our private data can be access with unauthorized people when SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS away from us or stolen or lost. Please activate security protections. The fingerprint also available at SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS which located at right side of the body. Some users feel convenience with this location. But we have to activate fingerprint from menu Setting and register our fingerhand to make it recognize to unlock this phone. We also can use alternative security protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor cannot recognize our fingerprint to unlock. What should we do?

Do not worry, because we can do hard reset or reformat using one of following steps above. SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS already use latest version of Android operating system. This version has improvement with FRP or Factory Reset Protections. What is the importance of using FRP? When our phone lost or stolen, the unauthorized people will try to do hard reset or master format. Once this phone force to hard reset or reformated, then we have to proved as the original owner, by Verify your account with previous Google Account. Therefore we have to keep carefully our Gmail username and password. Please use Forgot Email link if we can not access or forget our Google username and password.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS ?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS ?

There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS, one is internal memory and the other one is external memory. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark at Erase Internal SD card / Internal storage. Then it will reformat the factory default operating system and remove or erase any data inside internal memory.

To reformat or wipe or erase all data at external memory, we can use menu Setting > Storage > Erase Internal Storage / SD Card. Please always make sure all data has already backup before reformat or wipe everything, because it is hard to recover formatted / wiped data at internal or external storage.

How to Make Battery ofSONY XPERIA XA1 PLUSStronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The battery of SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS use 3430 mAh. It is big enough to power 5 inches LCD screen smartphone for run full one day without need to recharge. But we have to know that some users maybe very active users, which have many social media group chat or active game player, then this battery still not enough. We can not replace battery with bigger capacity, because SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS battery is not removable. What we have to do to make SONY XPERIA XA1 PLUS battery work more longer are by doing some adjustment. First please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also have to disable all not use connections such as GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC.

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